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Game 5: Packers deliver KO

In a game billed as a marquee showdown, the Ravens' defense was knocked out.

In a contest there for the Ravens' taking, quarterback Elvis Grbac was down for the count.Helpless against Packers quarterback Brett Favre and hapless with a groggy Grbac, the Ravens were floored in a 31-23 loss to Green Bay in front of 59,866 at Lambeau Field yesterday. The loss puts the Ravens (3-2) in a three-way tie for second place in the AFC Central, dropping them a half-game back of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Grbac suffered a concussion on a hit by Santana Dotson that forced his second-quarter fumble, and he never recovered. He had a hand in three of the Ravens' four turnovers before bowing out...